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Arkansas Week September 20, 2019

(Arkansas Obesity) Our state is getting bigger and we aren't talking about its economy or its population, but it's waistlines (Medical Expense) Every extra pound on the bathroom scales means extra tax pressures and less productivity will talk with a couple of public health pros. (Tariff Scaleback) Also, this week? How much will the thaw in the trade war warm Arkansas farmers? (Saudi, Yemen, Iran) And what could new violence in the Middle East mean for the diesel that agriculture demands.

Panelists: Dr. Mark Cochran – Vice President of Agriculture, U of A System Division of Agriculture; Matt King – Director of Governmental Affairs, Arkansas Farm Bureau; Dr. Joe Thompson – Arkansas Center for Health Improvement/ Vice Chairman, Healthy Active Arkansas; Troy Wells – CEO, Baptist Health/ Chairman, Healthy Active Arkansas.